In order to study the art of happiness, we have to understand the significance of suffering. Even those situations that make us feel heavy and as if life is being unfair. In every situation, including the darker ones, there is something to be taken. It may be a lesson, a memory, awareness, or a reminder … Continue reading The Human Experience
We all need to learn to sit with our own boredom for the world to become quiet enough that we can hear ourselves. It is only when we are surrounded by nothing that something comes alive on the inside.
Pregnancy, birth and motherhood are times of change on a physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual levels. Motherhood teaches us to discover who we really are, beneath the roles that we play. Often, we approach children with ideas about what we can teach them about this life. It’s true that we have important information to pass … Continue reading Pocket-Sized Gurus
A Time to Freeze
Just because you have been given a due date, it doesn’t mean that your baby will arrive on that date, nor does it mean that your baby is overdue. The date we are given is not the date your baby will arrive, it’s an approximate idea of when your baby will be ready to be … Continue reading A Time to Freeze
Keep it Clean
If we recall a couple of centuries ago, people simply lacked knowledge about bacteria or dangerous chemicals. They did not understand the need to keep their bodies clean and to prevent their food from going bad. We may look back at that time and consider it primitive compared to what we know today. We might … Continue reading Keep it Clean
Crazy Crystal Lady?!
Crystals! I get a ton of questions about these beautiful earth gifts when I wear them, after I post a new addition on my social media, or prior to a Reiki session (they are an integral part of the sessions). There are many ideas and preconceived notions about them, so the aim of this post … Continue reading Crazy Crystal Lady?!
Heal Your Home
Home should be the one place where we can go to retreat from chaos and raise our energy. Our home space which we surround ourselves is very often an expression of where we are emotionally and spiritually. I believe that our homes are a clear reflections of ourselves, for better or for worse. They are … Continue reading Heal Your Home
If your childhood play time was anything like mine, then chances were you were covered head to toe in dirt by the end of the day. I emphasize toes, because I was always playing outside or in the woods barefoot and free. Partially because I just didn't care back then and the other half was … Continue reading Get Dirty!
Turn Off Autopilot
"Control of consciousness determines the quality of life.” ― Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi There is no secret on how to live conscious. The whole “conscious living” concept can be described with only one sentence: “Think about what you do and make conscious decisions rather than being on autopilot and letting yourself getting influenced by your habits.” That … Continue reading Turn Off Autopilot
No RX Needed!
Many people state stress is a normal part of life. But then again, what is normal? "Show me a normal man and I will cure him.” -Sigmund Freud Let's face it, the holidays are meant to be a magical time, yet many of us find ourselves weighed down by the hustle and bustle. Holiday stress … Continue reading No RX Needed!